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Real Madrid stay undefeated in N.America tour
Published : 24 Jul 2011 06:00:19
Jose Maria Callejon and Mesut Ozil each scored first half goals as Real Madrid cruised to a 2-1 victory over Philadelphia Union in a friendly game.
It was the third win to go with no losses for Real Madrid in the so-called World Football Challenge which features North American teams against visiting European clubs. Real Madrid were recently voted best European club in the 20th century.
Real Madrid started their North American tour with an easy 4-1 win over David Beckham's Los Angeles Galaxy. Then Cristiano Ronaldo led the way with three goals as the La Liga giants blanked Chivas Guadalajara 3-0 in their second game.
Michael Farfan on Saturday scored the lone goal for Philadelphia in the 80th minute in front of a crowd of 57,305 at the Lincoln Financial Field.
This was the first game in which former World Player of the Year Ronaldo did not score for the Spanish club.
Ronaldo played the second half after sitting out the first 45 minutes.
Callejon scored in the second minute and Ozil scored in the 11th to make it 2-0.
The Union defeated English Premier League side Everton FC 1-0 on Wednesday.